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sepulchral
American English: /səˈpəlkrəl/
British English: /sɪˈpʌlkr(ə)l/

Translation of sepulchral in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Now our stone may differ a little from the general run of Holed Stones found in many of the sepulchral monuments to be found in Western Europe to India.
    • One is reminded of the painted marble disc of the doctor Aineas, of late Archaic date, but that almost certainly was a sepulchral monument, and in any case can never have been mounted on a pillar in this fashion.
    • The tenuous suggestion that Stonehenge may thus be a sepulchral monument, is perhaps strengthened by the large number of burial mounds in the surrounding landscape.

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